not worth a turd phr.
worthless, useless; see also under worth a... phr.
|Bowge of Courte line 392: Fye on this dyce, they be not worth a turde!|
|Hye way to the Spyttel House Cii: Then gooth his knaue to a town to bye / These drogges that be not worth a torde.|
|Schole house of Women Aii: By theyr reason, nor worth a torde yet wyll the woman haue the last worde.|
|‘A Display of the Headpiece & Codpiece Valour’ in Rump Poems and Songs (1662) II 91: But the whole design was not worth two half-Turds.|
|Virgil Travestie (1765) Bk IV 78: Proffer’d Love’s not worth a Cow-turd.|
|Poems 96: He fancy’d much your Silver Sword, And you wear his not worth a Turd.‘The Ramble’|
|‘Song’ in Pills to Purge Melancholy II 42: And if he has not Minc’d Pyes, his Cheer’s not worth a turd.|
|‘The Saint Giles’s Jade’ Nancy Dawson’s Cabinet of Songs 45: Th’ beggar vos not worth a t--d.|